International Water Association

Sanitation: act now on women’s needs

Madhu Krishna, Deputy Director of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and lead on the Foundation’s water, sanitation and hygiene initiative in India, highlights...

Time for change on intermittent water supply

 Bambos Charalambous, chair of the IWA Specialist Group on Intermittent Water Supply, highlights the need for action on non-continuous supplies, reflecting the “leave no...

Five smart ways to engage water communities

By Juliet Ellis Whether it is climate change adaptation, water quality protection, or investing in ageing infrastructure, water sector professionals face new and evolving challenges...

Nanotechnology on the agenda

Originally from Korea, Yale University Professor Jaehong Kim gave a plenary keynote at the IWA Leading Edge conference held there in May/June 2023 in...

All Systems Connect

In anticipation of a symposium in May to promote a systems-based approach, Patrick Moriarty makes the case for collaboration to secure progress. The world is...

Cooperation and connectedness: water in a time of climate change

Academic and long-time IWA supporter Gustaf Olsson has explored water’s connections for many decades. His latest book underlines the need for a systems-based view...

Water – facilitating collaborative dialogues

International collaboration will be essential to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and this will require trusted partners to facilitate negotiations. Erika Yarrow-Soden talks to...

COVID-19 – reviewing the impacts on water use

Lledó Castellet of the IWA Statistics and Economics Specialist Group provides an assessment of how COVID-19 impacted the water sector. Two years ago, the world...

Pioneering the path to non-sewered sanitation

With IWA’s first conference on non-sewered sanitation taking place later this year, Jay Bhagwan, chair of the Specialist Group on this topic, highlights the...

Why water should take centre stage in climate discussions

By Maurice Hall The recent UN IPCC report offers stark warnings about fast-rising temperatures. San Francisco’s Global Climate Action Summit unsurprisingly focused on reducing emissions....

FEATURED STORY

Toronto Water – serving the host city of the World Water...

Toronto Water has transformed the city’s water management. Ahead of IWA’s World Water Congress & Exhibition in the capital of the Canadian province of...

NEWS

UNU report warns on tipping points if environmental risks not addressed

A new report released by the United Nations University (UNU) has found that drastic changes to fundamental socioecological systems are likely if environmental risks...